The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 629 516 470
Rank change year-on-year
-113 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 329 425 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.40% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 266 340 459
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -106 320 £77,500 +3.33% 38
London -85 191 £80,000 - 21
City of London +16 56 £80,000 - 6
South East -26 39 £80,000 +23.07% 4
East of England -14 25 £64,250 -17.09% 1
Yorkshire -38 23 £72,500 -30.28% 2
West Yorkshire -18 21 £72,500 -30.28% 2
Leeds -10 19 £72,500 -30.28% 2
North West -4 18 £65,000 +12.06% 4
West Midlands -15 15 £72,500 +11.53% 5
Surrey +4 11 £85,000 +7.25%
Hertfordshire -3 11 £66,000 -22.35%
Manchester +4 9 £55,000 -29.03% 2
Birmingham -3 8 £80,000 +28.00% 4
Berkshire -10 8 £85,000 +13.33% 3
Cheshire +3 6 £76,250 +23.98% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £73,750 +34.09%
Essex - 6 £54,000 -
Suffolk - 6 £77,500 -
Ipswich - 6 £77,500 -
Maidenhead - 6 £85,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £60,000 -
West Sussex - 5 £60,000 -
Wales +5 4 £77,500 +29.16% 4
Crawley - 4 £60,000 -
Reading -2 3 £85,000 +30.76% 1
Staines -6 3 £80,000 -
Scotland -12 3 £62,500 -
Merseyside -13 3 £80,000 -
South West -14 3 £65,000 +23.80% 1

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title.

1 241 (33.15%) Finance
2 148 (20.36%) Java
3 126 (17.33%) Oracle
3 126 (17.33%) TOGAF
4 122 (16.78%) Microsoft
5 115 (15.82%) .NET
6 107 (14.72%) Banking
6 107 (14.72%) Enterprise Architecture
7 97 (13.34%) Middleware
8 94 (12.93%) C#
9 93 (12.79%) HTML
10 89 (12.24%) Scrum
11 87 (11.97%) Windows
12 83 (11.42%) SQL
13 81 (11.14%) SQL Server
13 81 (11.14%) Linux
14 75 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
15 74 (10.18%) VMware
15 74 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
16 73 (10.04%) SOA
17 71 (9.77%) Web Services
17 71 (9.77%) JavaScript
18 66 (9.08%) MVC
19 63 (8.67%) ASP.NET
19 63 (8.67%) CSS
20 61 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
21 60 (8.25%) TDD
22 59 (8.12%) E-Commerce
22 59 (8.12%) Analytics
23 57 (7.84%) UNIX

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (5.64%) WebSphere
2 33 (4.54%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.71%) Apache
4 22 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 21 (2.89%) CMS
6 19 (2.61%) Tomcat
7 16 (2.20%) Node.js
8 15 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (1.79%) MS Exchange
10 11 (1.51%) Apache Solr
11 10 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
12 9 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (1.10%) IIS
14 7 (0.96%) MQSeries
14 7 (0.96%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.96%) Lync
14 7 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.55%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
15 4 (0.55%) JCAPS
15 4 (0.55%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 51 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.89%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.96%) MS Office
3 7 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.28%) InDesign
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.51%) SAP ERP
2 11 (1.51%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.69%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.41%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.41%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (0.41%) Magento
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.28%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle SCM
6 2 (0.28%) RMDS
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.34%) SaaS
2 13 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.24%) GitHub
4 9 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.96%) Office 365
6 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.28%) PaaS
7 2 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.23%) WAN
1 38 (5.23%) SAN
2 34 (4.68%) Firewall
3 33 (4.54%) LAN
4 30 (4.13%) Internet
5 27 (3.71%) NAS
6 10 (1.38%) Intranet
7 8 (1.10%) VoIP
7 8 (1.10%) HTTP
7 8 (1.10%) Broadband
8 7 (0.96%) DNS
9 6 (0.83%) VPN
9 6 (0.83%) Network Security
10 5 (0.69%) Frame Relay
10 5 (0.69%) 3G
10 5 (0.69%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.69%) ATM
11 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.23%) Oracle Database
3 34 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (4.13%) MySQL
5 22 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.48%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (2.20%) DB2
9 15 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (1.93%) Big Data
11 13 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (1.65%) Oracle Exadata
12 12 (1.65%) Oracle ODI
12 12 (1.65%) Relational Database
12 12 (1.65%) Redis
13 11 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.51%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.38%) SAP HANA
14 10 (1.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (3.85%) Selenium
1 28 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 26 (3.58%) Axure RP
3 23 (3.16%) Eclipse
4 21 (2.89%) Mockito
5 17 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.65%) Maven
7 10 (1.38%) Git (software)
8 8 (1.10%) Ant
9 7 (0.96%) JUnit
10 5 (0.69%) Subversion
11 4 (0.55%) JBehave
11 4 (0.55%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (0.55%) JMeter
11 4 (0.55%) JIRA
12 3 (0.41%) PhoneGap
12 3 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.41%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.41%) TestNG
General
1 241 (33.15%) Finance
2 107 (14.72%) Banking
3 44 (6.05%) Retail
4 36 (4.95%) Marketing
5 27 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.71%) Investment Banking
6 21 (2.89%) Games
7 17 (2.34%) Corporate Banking
7 17 (2.34%) Publishing
8 14 (1.93%) Advertising
9 12 (1.65%) Back Office
10 9 (1.24%) Law
11 7 (0.96%) Legal
12 6 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.69%) Automotive
14 4 (0.55%) Front Office
14 4 (0.55%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.41%) International Banking
15 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (15.82%) .NET
2 97 (13.34%) Middleware
3 93 (12.79%) HTML
4 71 (9.77%) Web Services
5 63 (8.67%) ASP.NET
5 63 (8.67%) CSS
6 49 (6.74%) Spring
7 42 (5.78%) jQuery
7 42 (5.78%) SOAP
8 39 (5.36%) Java EE
9 38 (5.23%) JSP
10 35 (4.81%) XML
11 33 (4.54%) J2EE
12 31 (4.26%) .NET Framework
13 29 (3.99%) HTML5
14 28 (3.85%) WCF
15 27 (3.71%) Oracle Fusion
16 26 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (3.03%) XHTML
18 21 (2.89%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.75%) Smartphone
4 19 (2.61%) Open Source
5 14 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
5 14 (1.93%) Hedge funds
5 14 (1.93%) Mainframe
5 14 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.24%) NHS
7 9 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.24%) DTV
7 9 (1.24%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.24%) Xbox
8 7 (0.96%) Cryptography
9 6 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.83%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.69%) Clustering
10 5 (0.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 87 (11.97%) Windows
2 81 (11.14%) Linux
3 57 (7.84%) UNIX
4 24 (3.30%) Android
4 24 (3.30%) Solaris
5 14 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.93%) AIX
6 11 (1.51%) HPUX
7 9 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (17.33%) TOGAF
2 107 (14.72%) Enterprise Architecture
3 89 (12.24%) Scrum
4 75 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (10.04%) SOA
7 66 (9.08%) MVC
8 61 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
9 60 (8.25%) TDD
10 59 (8.12%) E-Commerce
10 59 (8.12%) Analytics
11 55 (7.57%) Project Management
12 54 (7.43%) ITIL
13 53 (7.29%) Data Modelling
14 50 (6.88%) Zachman Framework
15 49 (6.74%) CRM
16 45 (6.19%) Information Architecture
17 42 (5.78%) Data Management
18 38 (5.23%) ETL
19 32 (4.40%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 148 (20.36%) Java
2 94 (12.93%) C#
3 83 (11.42%) SQL
4 71 (9.77%) JavaScript
5 30 (4.13%) PHP
6 17 (2.34%) Ruby
7 16 (2.20%) Python
8 14 (1.93%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.51%) C
10 9 (1.24%) Objective-C
10 9 (1.24%) VB
10 9 (1.24%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.69%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.69%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.55%) Perl
12 4 (0.55%) C++
13 3 (0.41%) Clojure
14 1 (0.14%) PHP5
14 1 (0.14%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 46 (6.33%) Degree
2 17 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.79%) CISSP
5 11 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.96%) CISM
7 5 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.69%) SAP Certification
8 4 (0.55%) CCNA
8 4 (0.55%) CCIE
8 4 (0.55%) CISA
8 4 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.41%) ICAEW
9 3 (0.41%) CEH
9 3 (0.41%) CIMA
9 3 (0.41%) ACCA
9 3 (0.41%) MCSE
9 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.41%) CRISC
10 2 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.26%) QA
2 14 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.41%) SLA
5 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.28%) TickIT
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 50 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (4.54%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.20%) vCloud
4 13 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.65%) vSphere
6 9 (1.24%) Xen
6 9 (1.24%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.10%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.83%) XenApp
9 5 (0.69%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.28%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.14%) NFS
12 1 (0.14%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 15 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (2.06%) Puppet
2 6 (0.83%) SCCM
3 5 (0.69%) SCOM
3 5 (0.69%) Oracle EDQ
4 4 (0.55%) Ansible
4 4 (0.55%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.41%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.41%) Munin
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.14%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 126 (17.33%) Oracle
2 122 (16.78%) Microsoft
3 74 (10.18%) VMware
4 45 (6.19%) SAP
5 36 (4.95%) Cisco
6 35 (4.81%) Citrix
7 33 (4.54%) IBM
8 29 (3.99%) EMC
9 22 (3.03%) HP
9 22 (3.03%) Adobe
10 18 (2.48%) NetApp
11 17 (2.34%) hybris
12 16 (2.20%) JBoss
12 16 (2.20%) ATG
13 14 (1.93%) JD Edwards
14 13 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
15 12 (1.65%) Rackspace
15 12 (1.65%) Google
16 11 (1.51%) Omniture
16 11 (1.51%) Pega
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Bbonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 85,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% BONUS 26 DAYS HOLIDAY!
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Austin Fraser
Salary: £85000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Austin Fraser
Salary: £85000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to £70K + Car Allownace + Bonus +
Posted: 2 days ago